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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. Low-Shot Detection in Remote Sensing Imagery

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: NGA172002

    Toyon Research Corporation proposes to develop algorithms that improve the precision and recall of neural networks for low-shot object classification and detection. Our approach is based upon developing a descriptive multi-domain feature representation of the low-shot target as well as the surrounding context. A multi-branch neural network merges the various domains of information to perform accur ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. Generalized Change Detection to Cue Regions of Interest

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: NGA181006

    Toyon proposes to research and develop algorithms for generalized salient change detection, and to incorporate these algorithms into software tools implemented on the cloud. Our approach leverages the two most promising methods from Phase I, both based on supervised learning. The first method is the entropy-based feature vector and corresponding neural network, which we will apply at a coarse sear ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. Advanced Image Segmentation for Radar Imagery

    SBC: ELECTROMAGNETIC SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: NGA172004

    Implement methods to improve our Phase I architecture for complex SAR imagery collected from different systems and with different collection parameters. Implement techniques to boost performance across all ground features of interest. Reduce the amount of human intervention needed for training our SAR image segmentation architecture.  SAR segmentation can be applied to a number of areas: Intellig ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  4. Low-Shot Detection in Remote Sensing Imagery

    SBC: Novateur Research Solutions, LLC            Topic: NGA172002

    This SBIR Phase II project will develop biologically inspired computational models and algorithms to enable low-shot and one-shot detectionof objects-of-interest in remote sensing imagery. The Phase II effort will build upon our Phase I work including multi-scale representationlearning framework and deep-learning based feature extraction and matching techniques for low-shot target detection. The P ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  5. Analysis of Integrated Circuits Using Limited X-rays

    SBC: Tangent Sciences LLC            Topic: DMEA152002

    XRadIC establishes an automated software framework to non-destructively analyze cutting edge microelectronics using photon flux-limited x-ray microscope systems. XRadIC couples on-the-fly sample scanning with online optimized 2D and 3D image analysis algorithms to maximize overall system throughput by dynamically minimizing the number of viewing angles and exposure times needed to analyze a given ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Microelectronics Activity
  6. Improved Image Processing for Low Resolution Imagery with Inter-Frame Pose Variation

    SBC: Etegent Technologies, Ltd.            Topic: NGA172009

    With respect to digital imaging sensors and systems, obtaining as many pixels on target is a necessity to classify or identify a target for real-time operations and forensic analysis within the intelligence community. Rather than relying on improved sensors, the approach originally solicited and further refined here utilizes super-resolution image processing techniques to provide more detail in th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  7. Video to Feature Data Association and

    SBC: Novateur Research Solutions, LLC            Topic: NGA181007

    This SBIR Phase II project proposes a probabilistic approach to determine a vehicle’s location using onboard video and Lidar sensors and foundation map data in GPS denied environments. The proposed system does not rely on only one type of information source, instead it combines proposals from a variety of location estimators to find a vehicles location in GPS-denied environments. The system take ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  8. Low-Shot Detection in Remote Sensing Imagery

    SBC: Etegent Technologies, Ltd.            Topic: NGA172002

    With the ever-growing number of imaging satellites in orbit the job of an analyst will change from eyes on pixels to analysis of informationfrom imagery thanks to automated image processing like object detection and change detection. Object detection algorithms have advancedto near human performance given that there is sufficient labeled data on which to train; however, obtaining this data is cost ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  9. High-brilliance Multi-Energy X-ray Source and Optics for Rapid IC Inspection

    SBC: Sigray, Inc.            Topic: DMEA162001

    This Phase II SBIR proposal aims to develop an x-ray illumination beam system comprising a dual-target x-ray source and a set of magnifying Wolter x-ray optics for use in laboratory-based integrated circuit (IC) inspection x-ray microscopes. Due to the increasing reliance on electronics for military systems and devices, a method to quickly analyze ICs in 3D is critical. X-ray microscopy enabled by ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Microelectronics Activity
  10. Broadband Quadrature Mixers with Integrated I/Q Mismatch Calibration

    SBC: CREONEX SYSTEMS INC.            Topic: DMEA102002

    Communication SoC technology has advanced significantly over the past ten years resulting in highly integrated radio SoC chips for standards such as Wi-Fi, global position system (GPS), Bluetooth (BT), 3G cellular, digital TV (DTV), and cable modems. While most radio SoC"s are narrowband (e.g. WiFi, GPS, BT, and cellular), future trends favor broadband software defined radios (SDR) and cognitive r ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseDefense Microelectronics Activity
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